News

Jurassic Park filming takes over abandoned theme park

Jurassic Park filming takes over abandoned theme park

'JURASSIC PARK:'The new "Jurassic Park" movie is to shoot in an abandoned New Orleans, Louisiana theme park. Photo: Associated Press

The new “Jurassic Park” movie is to shoot in an abandoned New Orleans, Louisiana theme park.

The production will take over the former Six Flags site just outside the city next week.

The park has been closed since just before Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans in 2005.

It was most recently used for scenes in “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” while it also featured in “Killer Joe” and “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.”

Recent Headlines

in Local Sports

WWU’s Reichert wins women’s javelin at Beach Invitational

Fresh
western washington logo generic copy/wwu

Her throw of 165-7 ranks second nationally in NCAA II this season.

in Local Sports

Neagle, Martins propel Sounders past Rapids 3-1

Seattle Sounders players pose for the traditional pre-match team portrait before their season-opener MLS soccer match against the New England Revolution, Sunday, March 8, 2015, in Seattle.

Seattle had not scored in its previous two road games this season.

in Local Sports

Hernandez strikes out 12 as Seattle beats Texas 3-1

felix hernadez seattle mariners mlb generic

Felix Hernandez struck out 12 over seven innings

in Sports

Saturday’s NHL Playoff Results

FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 17, 2012, the NHL logo is seen on a goal at a Nashville Predators practice rink in Nashville, Tenn. The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, and if a deal with the players' association isn't reached soon the whole season could be lost. The league wiped out all games through Dec. 30 in its latest round of cancellations. Negotiations between the league and the players' association broke off last week, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Sunday the sides are trying to restart talks this week.

Lightning rebound to even series against Red Wings Tampa Bay’s Ben Bishop stopped 24 shots for his first NHL playoff…

in Local Sports

Calgary coach Bob Hartley fined $50,000 by the NHL

Calgary Flames head coach Bob Hartley stands behind his bench during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. The Penguins won 3-1.

Hartley was fined by the NHL for his responsibility for a brawl late in the Flames' 4-1 loss in Vancouver on Friday